'Blurred Lines' breached copyright on Marvin Gaye song

March 11, 2015 1:10 PM

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The court ordered the artists to pay $4 million in copyright damages in addition to the profits from the infringement -- $1.8 million for Thicke and $1.6 million for Williams -- totaling $7.4 million.

"While we respect the judicial process, we are extremely disappointed in the ruling made today, which sets a horrible precedent for music and creativity going forward," Thicke, Williams and T.I. said in a statement. "'Blurred Lines' was created from the heart and minds of Pharrell, Robin and T.I. an...

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